Mon, 06 May, 2019 — Sat, 11 May, 2019
Directed by Paul Brotherston
Cast: Neshla Caplan, David James Kirkwood and Anna Russell-Martin
At Edinburgh Airport, a toy plastic chicken is suspected to be a bomb. A woman is screened for domestic radicalisation, while her interrogators decide to perform violent and radical act of their own. Based on a true story, Toy Plastic Chicken is a blackly comedic exploration of degradation and revolt.
Presented in association with the Traverse Theatre.
Uma Nada-Rajah is a playwright and nurse based in Kirknewton, Scotland. She is a graduate of the Royal Court Theatre’s Young Writers Programme, a recent winner of the New Playwrights’ Award from Playwrights Studio Scotland and a current member of the gal-dem Literature Group.